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Susan ThompsonExpress Staff The Town of Peace River held a public hearing on the off-site levy bylaw which will affect any new development in the town. Off-site levies are a tool municipalities can use to help pay for new infrastructure…
Summary of Donnelly Council meeting April 23

“Good Drivers Reward Program” Delegation from Cst. N. Fournier to present to council the “Good Drivers Reward Program”. Council is in support of any community involvement that the RCMP can provide, however due to financial constraints no financial contribution is…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Kimwan Birdwalk Kimiwan Birdwalk Society presiden, Philippa O’Mahony and board member Mark Heckbert appeared before Council to renegotiate the Kimiwan Birdwalk Agreement with the Town of McLennan. Under the new agreement the society is responsible to…
McLennan Council Notebook – March 11 2019

Tom Henihan Express Staff McLennan Municipal Library – Safety & Use Bylaw Councillor Delaurier motioned to approve the Library Safetyand Use Bylaw as presented by the Town of McLennan Library Board. Urban Chickens Council received another request for urban chickens…
Donnelly council briefs

Donnelly Council Special Meeting March 5, 2019 Council had a presentation from Vicinia Planning and Engagement Inc., consultant hired by the Village to work on the Municipal Development Plan. This is a work in progress and will require input from…
Public invited to give feedback on Intermunicipal Boundaries

Susan Thompson Express Staff Local ratepayers were invited to two separate open houses last week to review the proposed Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) boundaries between the Town of Peace River and neighbouring counties. “This is for the municipalities to be…
Donnelly council briefs – February 19

Councillor Lyle Audet, being acclaimed took the oath of office. ***** Jean Sylvain of Sylvain & Company presented the Audited Financial Statement for 2018, and it was later approved by council as presented. Council also appointed Sylvain & Company as…
Town of McLennan Council Notebook – February 11

Tom Henihan Express Staff Scholarship Fund Council denied the request for financial support from the Bourse Memorial Rev. A. Turenne, O.M.I. Scholarship fund. Smoky River Regional Golf Course Council approved the purchase of a community membership at a cost of…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The residents of Donnelly and Girouxville are encouraged to put their names forward to fill one council vacancy in each community. Vance Yaremko has resigned from the Donnelly council and Ben Dion has resigned from the…
Council notebook for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on January 16, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved a power line extension to LSD 15-17-79-22-W5M, located southwest of Jean Cote. Council also approved a farmstead separation for…